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This article is from the Toys FAQ, by scottg10@ix.netcom.com (Scott Gordon) with numerous contributions by others.

3: Are there any other FAQs or WWW sites that have information about toys?


For a more complete listing, checkout The Internet Toy Off-White
Pages at http://utmdacc.mda.uth.tmc.edu:5014/eric/rtm/whtepage.html.

Action Figures Times
http://www.primenet.com/~btn/aft.html
Maintained by Action Figures Times (btn@primenet.com)
While their are creepings of dealerisms, if such a word exists, if
you ignore it, what you are left with is a thoroughly enjoyable
source of action figure information.

The Action Figure Web Page
http://www.aloha.com/~randym/action_figures/
Maintained by Randy Matthews (randym@aloha.com)
"Star Wars Newsletter" by Adam Pawlus
(apawlus@mailhost.primenet.com)
This site has over 130 pictures, up-to-date news, and complete
information on various action figure lines from 1972 to the
present. Also home of Adam Pawlus' "Star Wars Newsletter." The
best place to get complete listing of new toy news posted to rtm.

Adam Tyner's The He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Home Page
http://www.awod.com/gallery/rwav/ctyner/he-man.html
Maintained by Adam Tyner (ctyner@awod.com)
Download the He-Man theme song, find out where to get videos of
He-Man episodes, link to other He-Man sites, and stay tuned for
loads of He-Man action figure pictures.

Alt.Toys.Transformers FAQ
http://www.vt.edu:10021/other/transformers/faq/tffaq.html
Maintained by Steve Stonebraker (srstoneb@cc.owu.edu)
Everything you need to know about Transformers: the newsgroup, the
toys, the cartoon, and more.

Batman: The Animated Series Figure Archive
http://pegasus.acs.ttu.edu/~wvjgg/btas1.html
Maintained by Jason Geyer (wvjgg@ttacs3.ttu.edu)
A great site with information, characters stats and pictures of all
of the real BTAS characters (no dumb repaints listed here).

Byrt's Figure Page
http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/2175/figures.html
Maintained by Byrt Martinez (byrt@netcom.com)
Check out some of Byrt's cool customized Star Trek figures.

FAO Schwarz
http://faoschwarz.com
Learn the history of FAO, find stores near you, order catalogs, get
information, and look at toys.

Fig Newton's Custom Action Figure Home Page
http://www.spd.louisville.edu/~amnewt01/custom.html
Maintained by Aaron Newton (amnewt01@starbase.spd.louisville.edu)
When you can't buy a mass produced figure of your favorite
character, you can do the next best thing and check out the fan-
made figures at this site.

Galoob Toys, Inc.
http://www.galoob.com/welc.html
No more just the boring financial status of the company, check out
all the new MicroMachines Space vehicles and figures, Star Wars
Action Fleet, Ultraforce, and Dragon Flyz.

G.I. Joe On-Line
http://www.shore.net/~gijoe/
Get Info on the Exclusive Target Joes or check out the G.I. Joe
archive.

Hasbro Toys
http://www2.hasbrotoys.com/hasbro/home.html
Many of the products made by Hasbro Toys and Kenner are available
here with information, pictures, and vrml clips. Much of the info
and pictures is new product information presented here for the
first time.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Home Page
http://www.seas.gwu.edu/student/kmhebert/heman.html
Maintained by KMH (kmhebert@seas.gwu.edu)
Read about childhood memories of He-Man toys.

Irwin's Toy Home Page
http://www.irwin-toy.com/
A site from the makers of Reboot toys which also includes Spawn and
Power Rangers, ways to win toys, and rebates on PR stuff.

Jason Geyer's Action Figure Archives
http://pegasus.acs.ttu.edu/~wvjgg/btas.html
Maintained by Jason Geyer (wvjgg@ttacs3.ttu.edu)
A gateway to Jason's great Figure Archives and links to other
sites.

John's Action Figure Column Archive
http://members.aol.com/jsgersten/index.htm
Maintained by John Gersten (lchb@crl.com)
The columns on this page combine the past and the present with
some of the most enjoyable writing you will find on any toy
page. Everyone owes it to themselves to check out John's columns.

Justin's Trek Figure Archive
http://users.aol.com/JoiToWorld/private/archive.htm
Maintained by Justin (JoiToWorld@aol.com)
Spanning all of Playmates' Trek lines with old, new, and
interesting pictures.

Justin's Trek Figure WWW Page
http://users.aol.com/JoiToWorld/private/joi.htm
Maintained by Justin (JoiToWorld@aol.com)
Check this site out for up to the minute info and pictures on new
Star Trek figures.

List of Bandai's Power Ranger Toys
http://www.cyberverse.com/~piero/mmpr/faq11.html#toys
Maintained by James Bell (cybrjstr@sky.net)
A brief listing of Power Rangers toys.

MC Photography Minature Tractors and Collectibles Website
http://www.sojurn.com/~mcphoto/web/index.html
Maintained by MC Photography (mcphoto@sojourn1.sojourn.com)
Photographs of miniature tractors, cars, and other toy
collectibles.

Mike's Custom Action Figure Page
http://www.magpage.com/~spidey/FIGURES/figs.html
Maintained by Mike Fichera (spidey@magpage.com)
An extensive array of customized figures and recipes featuring
Spider-Man and X-Men related figures by Mike. Definetly worth
checking out.

The Micronauts HomePage
http://site.gmu.edu/~elarse1/micront.html
Maintained by Erik A Larsen (elarse1@osf1.gmu.edu)
Has discussion and pictures of Mego's Micronauts.

Mint On Card Home Page
http://members.aol.com/mintoncard/page1.htm
This site includes pictures, links, reviews, Toy Fair info, and
such cool things as an animated Badrock movie and Barbie as a Borg.

Mongo Bat Home Page
http://phoebe.dws.acs.cmu.edu/~e/mbat.html
Maintained by Eric Pronko (e+@andrew.cmu.edu)
Mongo Bat is some kind of toy, check the site out for yourself.

The Pawlus Home Page
http://www.primenet.com/~apawlus
Maintained by Adam Pawlus (apawlus@priment.com)
From the person who brought you the majority of Toy Fair '96
Star Wars news, "Adam Pawlus' Star Wars Newsletter," and other
up-to-the-minute Star Wars news.

Unofficial PEZ FAQ
http://www.cs.ucdavis.edu/~telford/pezqa.html
Maintained by Chris Sharpe (sharpe@dg-rtp.com)
Everything you ever wanted to know about PEZ.

PEZ Homepage
http://www.csif.ucdavis.edu/~telford/pez.html
Maintained by Paul Telford (pdtelford@ucdavis.edu)
Home of the html version of the Unofficial PEZ FAQ and other PEZ
info.

Playmates Toys, Playmates Interactive Entertainment
http://www.playmatestoys.com
The official site of Playmates. Check out Star Trek, WildC.A.T.S.,
Earthworm Jim, Exosquad, Teenage Mutan Ninja Turles, and Primal
Rage with pictures, contests and shipping information. Also the
site of Playmates Interactive Entertainment division.

The Power Rangers Toy List
http://ic.www.media.mit.edu/Personal/manny/power/text_docs/
mmpr_toys.txt
Maintained by Pamela Green (pkgreen@u.washington.edu)
A document containing info on all U.S. Bandai releases, other PR
toys, and plenty of dealer bashing.

R.aving T.oy M.aniac
http://utmdacc.mda.uth.tmc.edu:5014/eric/rtm/rtm.html
Maintained by Eric G. Myers (emyers@utmdacc.mda.uth.edu)
"Toy Assortments" by Mike Heun (vader1@execpc.com)
The rtm FAQ, Cool Toy Site of the Week, The Custom Corner,
Toy Librarian Software, The Ultimate X-Men Figure Guide and much
more cool stuff related to toys. Also home of Mike Heun's "Toy
Assortments" proving packing info on the newest, hottest action
figure lines.

Reboot Toys
http://www.inwap.com/reboot/Toys.html
Everything you wanted to know about the new Reboot toys.

rec.arts.sf.starwars.collecting FAQ
http://www.cs.washington.edu/homes/lopez/faq.html
http://stwing.resnet.upenn.edu:8001/starwars/collectf.txt
Maintained by David Halstead, Gus Lopez, Chris Nichols, and
Martin Thurn
An excellent FAQ on collecting Star Wars toys with quite a bit of
general information that will help out toy collectors of any action
figure lines.

Sean's Star Wars Page
http://www.pcix.net/webstory/StarWars.html
Maintained by Sean (spcusick@pcix.com)
Check out pictures in the Kenner Star Wars Museum spotlighting the
original figures, or the Modern Museum spotlighting the new
figures, or check out some of Kenner's original Star Wars
commercials in QuickTime format.

SiD's Toy News
http://fangz.com/~susindusk/toy
Maintained by SiD (susindusk@fangz.com)
SiD's toy news includes what's hot, what's not hot, and what's new.

Simster's HomePage
Maintained by Tony Payne (apayne@iglou.com)
http://www.cris.com/~simster
Home of Tony's guide to Playmates Star Trek figures, with series
by series listings and info on variations.

SPAWN: World Wide Web HeadQuarters
http://www.mcfarlane.com
The official site for Spawn and McFarlane Toys. Check out the
prototypes for upcoming figures.

Spider-Man Action Figure Archive
http://pegasus.acs.ttu.edu/~wvjgg/spidey/sphead.html
Maintained by Jason Geyer (wvjgg@ttacs3.ttu.edu)
Another one of Jason's great archives with pictures, stats and
information on all the heroes, villains and valid Spider-Man
figures.

The Starting Lineup Kenner Collectibles Site
http://oeonline.com/~slu2/
Maintained by Dave (slu2@oeonline.com)
Contains a wealth of information on Kenner's Starting Lineup
sports figures.

Star Wars Action Figure Web Page
http://www.xmission.com/~gastown/cfti/starwars.htm
Maintained by Fawcett (Fawcett@interramp.com)
The goal of this page is to have a picture of every Star Wars
figure ever made, including mass produced, prototypes, and custom
made figures.

Star Wars Collector's Page at UPENN
http://stwing.resnet.upenn.edu:8001/~jruspini/starwars.html#collect
Maintained by Jason Ruspini (jruspini@force.stwing.upenn.edu)
A few Kenner Star Wars resources including a complete list of the
original series, a guide to the card backs, a list of variations,
and a list of playsets.

The Star Wars Collectors Web Page
http://www.cs.washington.edu/homes/lopez/collectors.html
Maintained by Gus Lopez (lopez@cs.washington.edu)
From the rarest Star Wars pieces to pictures of the newest figures.
Choose from picture galleries of Kenner U.S., non-U.S., prototypes,
custom-made figures, boot legs, and more, pictures you'd be hard
pressed to find anywhere else, and other resourced.

Star Wars: The Next Generation of Toys
http://www.engr.iupui.edu/~mrardon/newsw.html
Maintained by Matt Rardon (mrardon@etsun.tech.iupui.edu)
Devoted to bringing you all the news on the Next Generation of Star
Wars toys, Kenner's new action figures and Galoob's Star Wars Micro
Machines.

Super Powers Archive
http://pegasus.acs.ttu.edu/~wvjgg/sparch1.html
Maintained by Jason Geyer (wvjgg@ttacs3.ttu.edu)
An extraordinairy site for an extraordinairy toy line. Pictures
and information, and facts on every figure, vehicle, and playset.
And more information and pictures of prototypes and prototype card
backs, foreign releases, pictures of characters from actual Super
Powers boxes and collectible cards, and news of upcoming toys
related to the DC Universe.

The Tick FAQ
http://jhunix.hcf.jhu.edu/~chester/tick.html
Maintained by Jim Manchester (chester@ren.psy.jhu.edu)
Everything you wanted to know about The Tick (and Tick toys too)
but were afraid to ask.

Tomart
http://www.tomart.com
The excellent pictures youve come to expect from Tomart's are now
on-line. Check out Toy Fair catalogs from Galoob, G.I. Joe, Toy
Biz and McFarlane Toys.

The Toy Closet
http://euclid.barry.edu/~gordon/toys.htm
Maintained by Scott Gordon (S0628904@dominic.barry.edu)
A listing of most of what was available at Toy Fair '96 and related
links, links to other toy resources, and the Star Trek Figure
Database in the works.

Toy Companies
http://chelsea.ios.com/~bnz/aco.html
Contains information on various toy manufacturers.

Toy Mania!
http://www.ior.com/Toys/
General toy information, links to toy sites, company address, new
toy news, and feature articles on current hot toy lines are just a
few of the things you will find here.

Toys"R"Us
http://www.tru.com
Look at toys or give TRU feedback.

Toy Story
http://www.disney.com/ToyStory
Official home site of THE toy movie. Includes pictures, sounds,
movies, screen savers, games, and more.

The Transformers
http://emerald.feldberg.brandeis.edu/~progrmer/transformers/
transformers.html
Maintained by Marek Kozubal (progrmer@tiac.net)
Everything you could possibly want to know about the Transformers,
including two separate, complete listings of North American
Transformers releases.

Trendmasters Presents
http://www.trendmaster.com/
Official home page of the makers of Godzilla, Tarzan and the
upcoming Independence Day line.

Trendmasters Toys
http://www.ama.caltech.edu/users/mrm/godzilla/trend.html
Maintained by Mark Meloon
A document that contains information on Trendmaster's Godzilla toys
from the perspective of a Godzilla fan. Also provides info of
upcoming releases in this line.

The Ultimate Web Smurf Club!
http://www.arcos.org/astro/astro1.html
The smurfiest sight on the net with pictures and information of
1996's return of the Smurf figures.

Virtual Vikki's Treehouse
http://www.snowcrest.net/fox/index.html
Maintained by Vikki (fox@snowcrest.net)
Check out the toy shelf section for pages on Major Matt Mason and
Mattel's 1960's-1970's toys, the "Thing-Maker" and the "Strange
Change."

Web-A-Sketch
http://www.digitalstuff.com/web-a-sketch/
Maintained by Alan Watts (alan@digitalstuff.com)
Its Etch-A-Sketch on the Web! Draw your own pictures or see
other's. Submit your works of art to contests.

The Wish Book
http://www.panix.com/~spyro/wishbook/wishbook.html
See what was available Christmases past in the Sears Wishbook
and JCPenny Christmas Catalog.

Zap Power Force
http://phoebe.dws.acs.cmu.edu/~e/zap
Maintained by Eric Pronko (e+@andrew.cmu.edu)
A page devoted to Power Force toys by a person who has all of them.

 

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